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Source: Guardian - Todd Stern claims the world will have to forgo developing reserves of oil, coal and gas in order to solve global warming
Source: Reuters - Some future impacts of climate change, such as more extremes of heat and sea level rise, are unavoidable even if governments act fast to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the World Bank said on Sunday.
Source: Reuters - A global deal to combat climate change in 2015 looks more likely after promises for action by China, the United States and the European Union, but any agreement will probably be too weak to halt rising temperatures.
Source: Botswana Daily News - Growing evidence suggests that climate change is worsening through droughts and other severe weather events such as cyclones, tornadoes, floods and wildfires, says University of Botswana Department of Environmental Science Lecturer, Mr David Lesolle.
Source: Wall Street Journal - College and university endowments have roughly $22 billion, or 5% of their assets, invested in energy and natural resources, according to the National Association of College and University Business Officers.
Source: NY Times - What will they call this place once the glaciers are gone? A century ago, this sweep of mountains on the Canadian border boasted some 150 ice sheets, many of them scores of feet thick, plastered across summits and tucked into rocky fissures high above parabolic valleys. Today, perhaps 25 survive.
Source: Radio New Zealand International - Samoa's Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, says climate change formed a major part of talks with the Chinese President Xi Jin Ping at the weekend.
Source: Financial Times - A frightening world of global instability lies ahead unless governments tackle the threat of man-made climate change, the president of the World Bank has warned.
Source: Andina - The United Nations 20th Edition of the Conference on Climate Change (COP 20) will enable to attract more investments to Peru, forecasted the minister of Environment, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal.
Source: Xinhua - China's top legislator Zhang Dejiang held talks here Friday with Peruvian President Ollanta Humala on bilateral ties.
Source: Straits Times - In India, fighting climate change means turning to the sun. In Baramati in the western state of Maharashtra, construction is under way on a solar power plant that will generate 50 megawatts (MW), enough to power a small town.
Source: People's Daily Online - A partnership to combatting land degration and climate change was officially announced today in Sydney jointly by the UNCCD and the China Elion Foundation at the 6th World Park Congress.
Source: TIME - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced Thursday that the average global temperature for October was 58.43ºF (14.74ºC).
Source: Reuters - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $133 million loan to fund a project aimed at improving access to electricity among poor populations in Kenya's rural areas.
Source: Clean Technology Business Review - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has unveiled a new $350m financing facility for energy efficiency improvements in Turkish homes.
Source: PTI - In a significant development, nations assembled here on a UN platform today agreed to a European Union proposal to have an informal discussion on the management of climate-damaging hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
Source: Al-Jazeera - Arctic conditions in eastern United States this week may have been the result of climate change-induced stressors on the jet stream that regulates weather over the northern hemisphere, according to meteorologists.
Source: Washington Post - Americans largely concur that God created the Earth. But when it comes to how he wants its environment treated, and how much hes willing to intercede the agreement ends.
Source: Reuters - Donor nations pledged a total $9.3 billion on Thursday to a U.N. fund to help developing countries tackle climate change, but environmental campaigners said the funds fell short of what is needed.
Source: AP - Seven Harvard University students have filed a lawsuit asking a judge to force the university's governing body to divest from fossil fuel companies.